Allows a child who cannot be cared for by their parents, to travel to and live in Australia permanently with an eligible relative.
The child must:
- be under 18 years of age
- not be married or in a de facto relationship.
Both of the child’s parents must be dead, permanently incapacitated or of unknown whereabouts.
LENGTH OF STAY
WHAT YOU CAN DO
The child can:
- stay in Australia permanently
- apply for Australian citizenship (if eligible).